Tribal Winter Festival:
A first-of-its-kind Tribal Winter Festival was held in the Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir. The festival is organised by the district administration in collaboration with various departments at Ketson, the festival witnessed huge public participation. The festival witnessed music, dance, and cultural events that left the people enthralled.
About the Tribal Winter Festival:
People from the Kashmiri community, Gujjars and Bakerwals danced together to the beats of dhol (drum) in a unique portrayal of cultural unity in diversity. The ‘gatka’ was another attraction performed by two tribal communities portraying the fighting spirit of the Gujjars amid all geographic, social and political odds, he said. A skit highlighting the ills of drug abuse was also presented by school children. The day also witnessed attractive Kabbadi match and a unique tug of war between senior citizens and young participants.
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